Mon père m'a donné un mari - French Children's Songs - France - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*"Cherchis" should be "cherchai" but in old songs, the tenses endings were sometimes changed so that the line would rhyme.


Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Mon père m'a donné un mari

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing this song! Translated by Monique and Lisa.

Image: "Chansons de France pour les petits Français" by Jean-Baptiste Weckerlin, illustrations by M. Boutet de Monvel.

Merci beaucoup!